|Formed||1945(as the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission)|
|Jurisdiction||Arkansas General Assembly|
|Headquarters||1 Capitol Mall,|
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
|Annual budget||$126,591,486 (2012)|
The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism (ADPT) is a department of the U.S. state of Arkansas charged with promoting, protecting, interpreting, and managing the state's natural and cultural resources.  The department is also tasked with increasing tourism and promoting individuals, families, and businesses to relocate to Arkansas.
The department is in charge of maintaining all state parks and welcome centers.
- Staff. "Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Overview". Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Archived from the original (PPT) on January 5, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- http://www.arkansas.com/ – Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism